Kenneth P. Ruby

February 09, 1951 ‒ March 27, 2020

Galion, Ohio

Kenneth P. Ruby, 69, of Galion passed away March 27, 2020 at home.

Born February 9, 1951 in Galion, Ohio, he was the son of Paul and Cleo (Woods) Ruby.  He married Marlene J. (Jacobs) Ruby on April 6, 1968 and she survives.

Ken worked as a welder for 47 years for Galion Iron Works, Galion Dresser, Komatsu Dresser and retired in 2015 from HTI in Galion.

He was an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and was well known for helping anyone in need.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by children, Jennie (Joel) Harford and Christopher (Trudy Staats) Ruby all of Galion; grandchildren, Megan Fox, Brandon Ruby, Chad Herron, Josiah Harford, Crystal Campo and Jessica Harford; great grandchildren, Raylen Ruby, Calem Ruby and Lincoln Dean; sisters, Melissa (Gary) Schumacher, Darline Reeder and Pamela Gura and his faithful companions his Chihuahua, Coco and his Africa Grey Parrot, Joey

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by daughter, Patricia Ruby and a sister, Diane Syar.

A memorial service will be held at a later time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Ken Ruby, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

 

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  • Marlene and Family,
    Our deepest condolences.
    Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength.
    Much Love, Melissa and Gary Schumacher

  • Marlene,
    I am so sorry you have this also to deal with in these trying times. Please just cherish the memories and remember Kenny was a good man.

    Tom Depinet

  • Marlene and family, I’m so sorry for your loss, sending prayers to you and your family.

    Your old neighbor Maggie

  • Dear Marlene and Family
    Be sustained with the knowledge of a resurrection through Jesus Christ;
    read John 11:24-26. Peace be with you through this time of grief.
    Darline L. Reeder

  • So sorry to read about Ken’s home going. He was a gentle soul as I knew him from working at the Iron Works through Dick Jacobs and as an around the corner neighbor on Kroft St. Please accept my concere condolences and prayers for you and your family.

  • So sorry to read about Ken’s home going. He was a gentle soul as I knew him from working at the Iron Works through Dick Jacobs and as an around the corner neighbor on Kroft St. Please accept my sincere condolences and prayers for you and your family.

  • I worked with Kenny at Komatsu, always liked him. He was always willing to help others.